In Between

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Palestinian writer-director Maysaloun Hamoud’s extremely delightful debut movie about three Arab-Israeli single women living together in Tel Aviv has deservedly won her copious awards around the world. The story about a conservative Muslim woman who moves in with a couple of partying flatmates features drugs, alcohol and homosexuality all of which are taboo in that culture … Continue reading



OMAR

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In the opening scene we see Omar scaling the impossible high wall that the Occupying Forces have erected that not just separates Palestinians from Jews, but also Palestinians from each other. He is going to meet up with his best friends Tarak and Amjad to plan their first ever terrorist activity.  Tarak mentions a Brigade … Continue reading



5 BROKEN CAMERAS

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Emid Burnat is a Palestinian farmer who works the same land that his family have done for generations in Bil’in on the West Bank and this movie is his firsthand account when the village is threatened by the encroaching Israeli Settlements.  This highly personal documentary film bears witness to how the non-violent resistance by the … Continue reading



SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN

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Galia has spent the last year recovering from a terrorist bus bombing in Jerusalem, and the extent of her trauma is profound. She suffers from unbearable burn scars that cover her back, intermittent panic attacks and a fractured memory. When her boyfriend Oren—also a victim of the attack—is removed from life support, Galia discovers that … Continue reading



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